Curriculum Vitae

Laboratory of Accelerators and Radiation Technologies (LATR)


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Name: José Luís
Surname: de Sousa Neves
Born: 02-07-1954, Lisbon.
Nationality: Portuguese

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E-mail:  jneves (add @ctn.tecnico.ulisboa.pt)


Education

  • 1994 – Examination for Auxiliary Researcher (Ph.D. equivalent).
  • 1983 – Master of Science in Engineering, Kiev Institute Of Civil Aviation Engineers, Kiev, Ukraine.

Professional Employment Career

Fellowships and Training

  • 1988 – "Aplicações da Informática às Tecnologias Nucleares", LNETI/INESC, Sacavém.  Supervisor: Dr. José Salgado.
  • 1990 – "Interfacing Sensors with the IBM-PC", Universidade de Wisconsin-Madison, Munique, Prof. Willis J. Tompkins and John G. Webster.
  • 1992 – "EMC Design and EMI Mitigation", Center for Professional Advancement, Amesterdão. Supervisors: AT&T Bell Laboratories, NJ. - USA.
  • 1994 – Advanced training on "Control Systems of Neutron Spectrometers", Centre d' Études Nucléaires de Saclay, France.

Scientific Specialization

  • Electronics.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Nuclear Instrumentation.

Teaching Activities

  • 1985 – Professional course: "Instrumentação Electrónica Industrial", for FINA Petróleos de Angola, Barreiro, Portugal.
  • 1988 – Avanced course: "Electrónica em Instrumentação Nuclear", for engineers and technicians of CIMPOR and EDP enterprises, Portugal.
  • 1988-1993 - He has been teaching Mathematics, Technology and Electrotechnics in Secondary Grade Schools, Alverca, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal.

5 Selected Publications

  • J. Salgado, F.G. Carvalho, C. Oliveira, J. Manteigas, J. Neves, C. Cruz, M. Pinto, A. Talefe e A. Ambrósio, Design, construction and use of nuclear instrumentation in Portugal, Int. J. Rad. Appl. and Instrum. Part A, 41, 1057-1066, 1990.
  • J. Branco, A. Gouveia, J. Marçalo, P. de Matos, J. Neves, J. Salgado e M. Soares, Tentativas de detecção da chamada fusão nuclear a frio, Publicações do II Centenário da Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Lisbon, 1991.
  • I. Gonçalves, J. Salgado, J. Neves, F. Carvalho, Calibration and design optimization of a nuclear surface moisture-density gauge by Monte Carlo simulation, Nucl. Geophys. Vol. 8, No. 6, 527-537, 1994.
  • J. Salgado, F. Carvalho, J. Manteigas, C. Oliveira, I. Gonçalves, J. Neves, C. Cruz, Current status of nucleonic gauges in Portugal, IAEA-TECDOC-1142, 155-168, March 2000.

Patents

  • Personal Digital Radiation Dosimeter: published in "Boletim da Propriedade Industrial NR. 4/89", 10-11-1989. Patent Nº 87158, granted on 7th October 1994.

Participation in Projects

  • 1996-1997: Electronic Design and Development of RADX100, a Personal Radiation Dosimeter using SMD (Surface Mount Devices).
  • 2002-2007: European project: EU 5th FP n_TOF (PS213) (CERN and others).
  • 2008: International project about Nuclear Transmutation: EU 5th FP IP-EUROTRANS (CIEMAT and others).